Introducing the Next Generation Agriculturalists

I would like to invite all the young agriculturalists out there to join a brand spanking new Facebook group, the Next Generation Agriculturalists! If you show livestock, grow plants, are in FFA, 4-H, Grange, or involved in any other agricultural role this group is perfect for you! People from coast to coast that share the passion … Continue reading Introducing the Next Generation Agriculturalists

Navigating National Convention

For many FFA members, this is your first time attending the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. You’re preparing for the legendary sea of blue that your agriculture teachers have told you about. You’re packing for the unpredictable weather of Indianapolis. Most of all you’re preparing for all the memories and experiences you’re going to … Continue reading Navigating National Convention

Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Agriculture

photo creds: https://foodtank.com/news/2017/09/hurricane-harveys-agricultural-impact/   There's a lot going on in the news today, but I want to bring an important topic to your attention This topic is Hurricane Harvey. As you may know in Texas there has been one of the biggest hurricanes ever. Many lives have been lost and this is a tragic time for … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Agriculture

The Positives of Equine Therapy

When the word therapy comes to mind, we typically think about talking to someone about their issues or having physical therapy to help heal injuries. In fact, there are more than a hundred different types of therapy. One that is not as well known is equine therapy. Equine therapy helps people with addiction and disorders. … Continue reading The Positives of Equine Therapy

Livestocknation: Agriculture Leadership

Some of us are aware of the recent wildfires that have affected many farms in the United States. This has been a very tragic event, not just for farmers and ranchers, but for people throughout the United States.   One thing I've noticed is that even during challenging moments, farmers are there to support each … Continue reading Livestocknation: Agriculture Leadership

Fight for Provo Ag! (Why your school cannot end its FFA Chapter)

Provo, Utah is home to a great FFA Chapter. Provo FFA has been around for a while and is a successful chapter. Provo school has received a grant to build a new school! But, Provo Ag has received the news that"Agriculture is not that important to put money and time in". Provo FFA's president created a … Continue reading Fight for Provo Ag! (Why your school cannot end its FFA Chapter)